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'''Jean Parker Shepherd, Jr.''' (July 26, 1921 – October 16, 1999) was an American storytelling|storyteller, radio and TV personality, writer and actor who was often referred to by the nickname '''Shep'''. With a career that spanned decades, Shepherd is known to modern audiences for the film ''A Christmas Story'' (1983), which he Narration|narrated and co-Script (recorded media)|scripted, based on his own semi-autobiographical stories.
PseudonymShep (nickname)
Birth date{{Birth date|1921|7|26|mf=y}}
Birth placeChicago, Illinois, US
Death placeFort Myers, Florida, US
OccupationWriter, raconteur, radio host
NationalityAmerican
Yearsactive1945–1990s
Genrehumor, satire
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